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Managing the Risk of Suicide A Suicide Prevention Strategy for the ACT 2009–2014

Australia ACT Government, Health Directorate Country Resources Suicide Prevention Australian Capital Territory 31 December 2009 Policy document education, mental health promotion, prevention

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The ACT Suicide Prevention Working Group (SPWG) was established in 2004 to increase awareness of suicide prevention and promote suicide prevention initiatives within the ACT.

The focus of this strategy centers on;

— Promoting mental health and well being;
— Preventing mental illness;
— Intervening early in the course of an episode of mental illness; and
— Providing timely early intervention for those experiencing mental illness


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